Jack Lindsay DOUBLEDAY


DOUBLEDAY, Jack Lindsay

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 9 October 1918, Broadmeadows, Vic.
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Dental Details: AIF
Born: Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 28 May 1890
Home Town: Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: All Saints Grammar School, Wesley College, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Dentist
Died: Illness, Died at sea on board SS Malta, 30 October 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Chatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
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World War 1 Service

9 Oct 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Dental Details: AIF, Broadmeadows, Vic.
16 Oct 1918: Involvement Lieutenant, Dental Details: AIF
16 Oct 1918: Embarked Lieutenant, Dental Details: AIF, SS Malta, Sydney
30 Oct 1918: Involvement Lieutenant

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Jack Doubleday was a champion rower (captain) and cricketer (vice captain) while at Wesley College and also played 36 games (1912-14) for University Football Club, and 17 games (1915) for Melbourne Football Club, in the VFL prior to enlisting in the AIF.